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Randall Via-- Red Onion Randy -- was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in 2001. In this podcast Randy reports on daily life in Red Onion State Prison, the supermax facility in the Virginia Appalachians where he is serving his sentence.

Red Onion Randy - Life in a Supermax Prison Randall Via, Michael Garbutt

    • True Crime
    • 4.9 • 86 Ratings

Randall Via-- Red Onion Randy -- was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in 2001. In this podcast Randy reports on daily life in Red Onion State Prison, the supermax facility in the Virginia Appalachians where he is serving his sentence.

    Prison Medical

    Prison Medical

    In the United States, access to medical services lags behind the rest of the developed world, but in Red Onion, access is even more difficult, as Randy's own experience demonstrates.

    • 18 min
    Childhood: The Unforgettables

    Childhood: The Unforgettables

    Amidst all the violence and neglect he experienced as a child living in a trailer park, Randy still treasures the memory of small acts of kindness.

    • 14 min
    Randy's Prison Rules Concluded

    Randy's Prison Rules Concluded

    Following on from Episode 66, Randy takes us through the rest of the rules that make up his essential inmate survival guide.

    • 32 min
    Prison Boyfriends

    Prison Boyfriends

    A female listener who has an inmate boyfriend wonders about his motives. Can she trust him? Randy offers his advice.

    • 15 min
    Elise and The Magic Well

    Elise and The Magic Well

    Randy launches his first children's story: Elise and the Magic Well. By Randall Via. $5.00.Available at Amazon's Kindle Store. Hot link in the episode notes.

    • 14 min
    Randy's Prison Rules

    Randy's Prison Rules

    If you want to survive in prison, you better know the rules: Randy's twenty-two prison rules.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

ucyidodiz ,

Virginia

Love the content especially when randy tells a story “hey man” he turns a little urban when he says that! lol or the “I forgot….” But in all seriousness I hope you get out you definitely got a uphill battle to earn your freedom. I’ll keep you in my prayers….ohhhh yeah I love the way he says month too munfff

Jutty Jut ,

incredible

the fact Randy is so intelligent with little to no formal education and having been in prison most of his life, is exceptional.

billy t franklin ,

Great podcast

I’m a podcast and/or a radio guy. Been so my whole life. This is my go to podcast Great listening.

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